Midsummer Scream is ready to scare up the fun for the 2023 haunt season and despite a heavy dose of terror, Disney fans will have plenty to enjoy, too! Plenty of things will materialize over the course of the 3-day event.

Below are details about all the great Disney-related panels fans will not want to miss!


Anaheim Halloween 100th

Saturday, Jul 29, 12:00 PM – Saturday, Jul 29, 1:00 PM – Promenade Stage
Join Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily to see what’s in store for the centennial anniversary of the city of Anaheim’s Halloween Parade.

Happy Halloween

Saturday, Jul 29, 1:30 PM – Saturday, Jul 29, 2:30 PM – Screaming Room presented by HorrorBuzz
Want to feel like it’s already October? Come view this heap of Halloween shorts that are sure to incite a craving for candy. Films include Blackcliffe, The Curse, Quemad a la bruja (Burn the witch), Slash-O-Lantern, Like Michael

Handbook for the Future Deceased

Saturday, Jul 29, 3:00 PM – Saturday, Jul 29, 4:00 PM – Classroom A (Room 201 A)
The basics of estate planning, helping ensure your family won’t be burdened by dreadful paperwork and bills, to keeping your business running after death or injury. Instructor: Jolene Blackbourn

Knott’s Scary Farm 50th Presentation

Saturday, Jul 29, 5:00 PM – Saturday, Jul 29, 6:00 PM – Grand Ballroom presented by the Halloween Shirt Company
Speakers include Knott’s Scary Farm historian and show writer Ted Dougherty @ultimatehaunt , attraction designer Jon Cooke @/johnnyxplague (Dark Ride, the Depths), and Ken Parks, Corporate Director of Creative Development, Cedar Fair.


Happy Haunts Materialize! Behind the Scenes of Disney’s Haunted Mansion

Sunday, Jul 30, 1:30 PM – Sunday, Jul 30, 2:30 PM – Grand Ballroom presented by the Halloween Shirt Company
This special apparition from regions beyond by The Walt Disney Studios will include Jonathan Eirich, Producer, and Phillip Bartell, Editor. Hosted by Lauren and Trevor Shand, and Leone D’Antonio from The Boo Crew Podcast, the frightful filmmakers will discuss bringing Haunted Mansion to the big screen while sharing behind-the-scenes anecdotes and insight about the process of re-imagining one of the world’s most famous attractions into a brand-new motion picture experience!

Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest Presentation

Sunday, Jul 30, 2:30 PM – Sunday, Jul 30, 3:30 PM – Promenade Stage
On hand to share their nightmarish plans for the upcoming 30th anniversary season of Fright Fest will be: Michael Ostrom, Entertainment and Events Manager; Scott Ramp, Prosthetic Designer and Artist Mentor from The Scream Team; and Mark Wing, Six Flags Magic Mountain Entertainment and Events Sr. Creative Supervisor.

Halloween Horror Nights Presentation

Sunday, Jul 30, 4:30 PM – Sunday, Jul 30, 5:30 PM – Grand Ballroom presented by the Halloween Shirt Company
Get a look behind the screams of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights when Creative Director/Executive Producer John Murdy returns to Midsummer Scream! Learn about the creative process to bring your darkest nightmares to life.

See it for Yourself

MIDSUMMER SCREAM 2023 takes place at the Long Beach Convention Center from July 28-30, 2023.

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Looking for Tickets?

Children under 10 are free with an accompanying adult.

  • Friday Pass: $35
  • Saturday Pass: $50
  • Sunday Pass: $40
  • Weekend Pass: $65
  • VIP “Gold Bat” three-day pass: $140

Additional add-ons include:

  • Midsummer Scream After Dark Party Pass: $20
  • Midsummer Scream 2023 commemorative shirt: $20-$30

MORE INFO: Tickets on sale now at MidsummerScream.org